"Viva La Musica Award for Best Jazz, Lounge, or Swing Band: Drew Nugent & The Midnight Society"
– Loungerati Best in Lounge 2017
Based in Phila, PA
Founded in 2007
Genre: Hot Jazz, Roaring 20s, New Orleans, and Swing
Drew Nugent is a jazz musician and composer from Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. His primary instruments
are piano, trumpet, voice, and believe
it or not, the tea kettle!
Nugent and the band specialize in
playing in the traditional "hot" jazz
style of the 1920s. His band, known as the Midnight Society, is regarded as
one of the best in the business, and
has been together for over 10 years.
Under Drew's leadership, they bring forth an authentic, yet original approach to an
art form over 100 years old.
Nugent's inspiration comes from a
who's who list of great performers,
composers, and musicians, both
obscure and known going back a full
Although a lot of this music may seem forgotten in many circles, it is alive and well with Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society